Misunderstood, marginalised Australians answering anonymous, online questions. Insightful, irreverent and moving this episode sets the record straight of what it's really like to be a wheelchair user.
In the season finale, Adam explains that death is inevitable, and that that reality must be accepted. He shows why immortality is nothing but a fantasy, reveals that the American funeral industry is a racket that exploits mourner's grief and fear of death, and demonstrates how if you don't accept death, you can make terrible medical decisions ruin what life you have left.
Back on the case, Maurice and Guy step up their efforts to free Janet from the poltergeist.
The investigation continues as Guy calls on the services of a medium, much to Maurice's annoyance, and light is shed on the dark entity they're dealing with.
Based on the most-documented account of poltergeist activity in British history, a London family call on Maurice Grosse and Guy Lyon Playfair when their home is beset by a mysterious spirit.
Adam bursts in on a couple about to get it on to explain that circumcision was popularised by a bunch of 19th-century prudes in an effort to curb masturbation, that no-one should worry about whether or not they have herpes, and why the term 'pop your cherry' is a whole bunch of nonsense.
Adam shows that vitamin supplements don't make people healthier, looking at the weird history behind the idea that they do. The balanced breakfast that advertisers push down our throats is anything but balanced, and how due to faulty research and credulous reporters, much of the nutrition science reported on by the media isn't science at all.
Adam crashes the last day of summer only to reveal that summer vacation makes you dumber, that everyone's favourite rodent Mickey Mouse has altered our copyright rules for the worse, and there is a serious gender bias in marketing video games.
Adam reveals how the 40-hour work week not only exhausts employees and but actually harms businesses; demonstrates that if you are working as a freelancer or an intern, your workplace is probably illegally taking advantage of you; and that discussing how much you make with your co-worker is actually a healthy thing for you and for the workplace.
Adam takes the viewer back in time to explore the history of the electoral college, explains that the Founding Fathers did not want most Americans to vote, and teaches viewers how to fix a political system that seems rigged against democracy.
Thinking of trying one of those 'celebrity endorsed' detox diets?You might want to exercise a bit of your critic thinking first.
Adam exposes hidden secrets found in the bathroom. He reveals that the notion of halitosis was popularised as part of a 1920s ad campaign in which Listerine used cruel ads to make people feel insecure about their breath, explains that flushable wipes are not flushable, and details why running water is actually one of the greatest miracles of the modern age, having arguably saved more lives than any other invention in human history.
Adam dives deep into the hidden truths of dining out. He explains why tipping is a custom that wed be better off without, shows that even experts can't tell the difference between fancy wines, and reveals that fraudulently labelled seafood is rampant in the restaurant industry.
Adam sets out to uncover the awful truth behind the unreliable methods commonly used to build evidence in criminal cases. He explains why polygraph machines are pseudoscientific hokum, demonstrates why our memories can't be trusted, and exposes how flawed forensic sciences like fingerprinting, hair strand matches and bite mark analysis often send innocent people to jail.
Adam investigates the auto industry. He explains how car dealerships are essentially an unfair government-protected monopoly, reveals that the concept of 'jaywalking' was a marketing creation by the auto industry designed to shift the blame for auto accidents onto pedestrians, and explores the hidden burdens of car ownership on people and cities.
Two pairs of strangers are dropped in the Bermuda Triangle with one goal: survive on a life raft with no food or water. Episode Four: To the Bone On the orange raft, professional sailor Ceci Hindley is teamed up with a true fish out of water, Dan Eller. Ceci soon comes through for her raftmate, catching and gutting a triggerfish, and the duo decides to make a fire to cook their catch. But while Dan lights the fire, Ceci cuts open her finger. With the fire burning out of control, and Ceci's finger gushing blood, the orange raft faces serious peril. On the yellow raft, former NFL linebacker David Vobora and former police officer Jackie Person appear to be a promising team. But the constant wetness and frigid nights prove to be nearly unmanageable for Jackie, who begs David to let her tap out. With a partner on the verge of submission, David puts all his energy toward catching a fish, and his body soon wears down. While diving underwater, he endures a paralyzing leg cramp, and finds himself flailing for his life in the open ocean. (From the US) (Documentary Series) PG Follow the conversation on Twitter: #SBS2
Adam takes on 'security theatre'. He reveals that TSA screenings don't really help keep us safe, explores the history of tamper-resistant seals on medication, and explains why putting your signature on a credit card receipt doesn't do anything to protect you from fraud.
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